1 killed in Lexington County motorcycle accident early Saturday

One person is dead, and another sustained injuries, after a motorcycle hit a tree on Dunbar Road in Lexington County early Saturday morning.

A 2002 Honda motorcycle was traveling east on West Dunbar Road around 1 a.m. when the driver ran off the side and struck a ditch, then a tree, according to the SC Highway Patrol.

The driver died as a result of the accident. The passenger on the motorcycle was treated for injuries at a local hospital.

Neither of the two were wearing a helmet, according to the SC Highway Patrol.